Hal Blaine Greatest Hits – The Songs That Reached #1 – Our Tribute

We lost one of the greatest drummers of all time today. Here are the songs he played on that reached #1 on the Billboard charts. 1 hits “Johnny Angel” – Shelley Fabares (03/03/62) “He’s a Rebel” – The Crystals (10/06/62) “Surf City” – Jan & Dean (06/22/63) “I Get Around” […]

Legendary Wrecking Crew Drummer Hal Blaine Dead at 90

Legendary Drummer Hal Blaine Dead at 90 He was a famous drummer in the wrecking crew and one of most used drummers in the history of Rock and Roll.  His family released the following statement. “Hal Blaine – loving father of Michelle Blaine; grandfather of Anthony, Josh, Aaron, Whitney, Tempest, […]

Woodstock 50 To Include Greta Van Fleet, Black Keys, Killers, Jay Z, Miley Cyrus?

Woodstock 50 Lineup? Greta Van Fleet, Black Keys, Killers, Jay Z, Miley Cyrus Billboard magazine was reporting a few days ago that the festival, the big weekend concert celebration, was having possible financial problem via it being a first time festival and all the acts had to paid in full […]

James Ingram, R&B Singer, Dead at 66.

James Ingram, Grammy-winning soul singer Dead at 66 It’s another big loss to the music world. All his hits from the ’80s and ’90s are still being played on radio stations all over the world. He had 8 Top 40 Billboard hits. Starting with two from Quincy Jones’ ‘The Dude” […]

Huge 50th Anniversary Woodstock Music Festival Set For Summer 2019

It looks like there will be another Woodstock concert. To celebrate the classic festivals 50th Anniversary there will be a huge re-do on the same weekend and at the same spot in New York. VISIT OUR ALBUM AND BOOK PICK AT THE ROCK HISTORY BOOK STORE https://www.amazon.com/shop/rockhistorymusic HELP SUPPORT ROCK […]

Wrecking Crew Bassist Joe Osborn, Dead at 81

Wrecking Crew Bassist Joe Osborn, Dead at 81 Though unknown by name to most of the general public Osborn helped shape the sound of Rock and Roll. You have heard him on many records from Simon & Garfunkel and the Mamas & the Papas. He was part of a unique […]

Def Leppard, Radiohead, Stevie Nicks, Zombies, Roxy Music, The Cure In Rock Hall Class Of 2019

Def Leppard, Radiohead, Stevie Nicks, Zombies, Roxy Music, The Cure Rock Hall Class Of 2019 If it’s been 25 years since the release of your debut album an artist can be nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and this year, like most, have some pleasant surprises and […]

Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks, Todd Rundgren Nominated For Rock Hall Of Fame

Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks, Todd Rundgren Nominated For Rock Hall Of Fame The class of 2019 nominations have been announced and the list also includes Janet Jackson, Rage Against the Machine, Radiohead, Devo, John Prine, Roxy Music and Todd Rundgren. Kraftwerk, LL Cool J, the MC5, the Cure, Rufus & […]

Eddie Money Was Surprised How Cool The Stones & Zeppelin Were To Hang With

#6 – INTERVIEW – Eddie Money Was Surprised How Cool The Stones & Zeppelin Were To Hang With They say never meet your heroes and sometimes that’s true. I’m always tempted to do a video on the rudest Rock stars I’ve ever met. It’s not a long list but at […]

Here’s What I Really Did In My Bedroom In High School – Rock Wall

Privacy is important to any teenager. In the 1970’s I had the pleasure of growing up in the small town of Newcastle (now called Miramichi) New Brunswick. At night I would listen to great New York AM radio stations like WPTR in Albany and WKBW in Buffalo dreaming of someday […]